ST. CLOUD — You won't have to travel very far to find some fun things to do this weekend around Central Minnesota. You can watch the Minnesota Dance Ensemble perform Carmen at the Paramount Theatre, The St. Cloud Singing Saints Spring concert, The Mosaic of Gifts at Bethlehem Lutheran Church, the second weekend of Pioneer Places' I Ought to be in Pictures show, and a sacred hour of song at St. John's University. Read more in The Weekender!
The Minnesota Dance Ensemble is holding their spring performance at the Paramount Theatre tomorrow (Friday). The professional dance group will be performing their unique and updated interpretation of Carmen. The show is designed to capture your attention through the art form of dance. Tickets for the show are $18 and can be found at the Paramount Box Office. The performance begins at 7:30 p.m.
The Saint Cloud Singing Saints are back for their annual Spring performance this weekend. The group will also be performing with two award-winning guest quartets in St. Croix Crossing and Kordal Kombat. Each performance offers a fun, high-energy show with a great variety of music and laughs for all ages. Tickets for the show are just $18 and can be bought at the Paramount Box Office. Show time starts 7:30 p.m. Saturday night.
The gift of music with be ringing throughout Bethlehem Lutheran Church this weekend. The Great River Chorale will be performing a beautiful mosaic celebrating Central Minnesota's diverse community in this uplifting concert of about hope, unity and love. You will hear popular songs by Jame Tayor, Dolly Parton, U2 and more. Both the ST. Cloud Apollo and St. Cloud Tech school choirs will join in the performance. Tickets are $16 for adults, $13 for seniors and $5 for students. Show time starts at 4:00 p.m. Sunday.
A Neil Simon comedy classic comes to the Pioneer Place stage this weekend. I Ought to Be in Pictures is about a Hollywood scriptwriter who is surprised when his forgotten past reappears in the form of his teenage daughter who wants to be a movie star. Tickets for the show are $19 in advance and $22 at the door. Show times run tonight (Thursday) through Saturday at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday at 2:00 p.m.
Saint John's Prep is hosting a musical duo from Germany this weekend for a concert. Janel Chvatal and Marc Gremm will perform for an hour of sacred music. The program spans 300 years of sacred melodies and performances. The concert and reception are free and open to the public. The performance will be held in the Great Hall at St. John's University Sunday starting at 3:00 p.m.